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Footing the Bill for Oil and Gas

May 28, 2021 – The Line opinion panelists discuss a new report that suggests New Mexico is asking oil and gas producers for far too little when it comes to securing money needed to clean up abandoned wells and their infrastructure.  

Host: Gene Grant 

The Line Opinion Panel: 
Diane Snyder, former state senator  
Tom Garrity, Garrity Group public relations  
Serge Martinez, UNM School of Law professor 

For More Information: 
Billions short: New Mexicans could shoulder a hefty cost to clean up after oil and gasSanta Fe Reporter 
Land commissioner: Oil, gas cleanup could cost billions – Taos News 
NM oil and gas bonds inadequate for cleanup – Albuquerque Journal